The Biographie biographyby Björn Pohl - UKC Aug/2010
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In July this year, the start crux of Biographie a.k.a Realization at Céüse got a bit harder when one of the holds turned to dust in the hand of a Slovenian climber... Before, it was around 7C and afterwards, 8B was mentioned.
Now, Enzo Oddo, the boy wonder from Nice, has come up with a new sequence, bringing the start down to 8A or so. Still effin hard, but this means the race for the second FA is now officially on.
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